Campus Minister – Boston

The Navigators

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Boston, Massachusetts


189 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts

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Position:  Campus Minister
Ministry:  The Navigators—Boston Collegiate
Posted By: Craig Parker, Boston City Director
Date: June 3, 2024

The Boston Navigators seeks qualified candidates to join our campus team to reach college students for Christ in the city.

Full-time, part-time, and bi-vocational positions are available commensurate with experience and willingness to raise financial support.

The Navigators ( is an international, interdenominational missions organization with a high emphasis on spiritual multiplication through intentional, purposeful relationships. Navigator staff are dedicated to reaching and discipling generations of men and women who will in turn disciple others.

Leadership, training and team-based structure provided.

Ministry creation, leadership, evangelism, discipleship, teaching, public speaking, team-building, teamwork, fundraising, coordinating retreats & conferences, church relations.

An ideal applicant would have at least two years of work experience or graduate studies (post bachelors degree) and a demonstrated track record of significant achievement and leadership within their professional and/or academic career.

He or she would have a strong Biblical background, a proven commitment to evangelism and discipleship, and the ability to adapt to the culture of a college campus. In terms of work style, the candidate would need to be a self-starter, with the motivation to own tasks and work independently, but also the ability to collaborate effectively with others.

Strong personal motivation to invest in the vision and mission of The Navigators is highly valued, so candidates must be mature and growing Christians, with an understanding of campus ministry, a passion for connecting students with the person of Christ, and a grasp of the strategic role of the university in our culture.

Professional profiles of top candidates might include experienced youth or campus ministers; associate pastors, educators, engineers, business or non-profit leaders or strategy consultants.

Various funding models are available for people interested in long-term staff. Fund-raising training and coaching is provided to all new staff.  Starting salaries are commensurate with ministry experience, family needs and geographic cost of living in a range between $65,000 and $85,000. Exploratory travel and lodging for a campus team visit will be provided. $5000 in start-up funds will be placed in the staff account of any newly accepted candidates.

Here are three funding options:

  •  Some staff are fully vocational in that they are full time employees of the Navigators and have reached full-funding to provide for themselves and for their families if married.
  • Some staff are bi-vocational in that they work part time for the Navigators and have a second vocation, or they have alternately employed spouses.
  • Some individuals are considered Staff Associates in that they have another full time vocation, but are able to give 5-10 hours in campus ministry and draw sufficient gift income to cover ministry expenses and program operating costs.

In order to be eligible for health care benefits as a Navigator employee, individuals must work a minimum of 20 hours in campus ministry.

All Navigator missionary budgets are set according to a salary scale approved by ministry leaders and the Navigators board of directors. All staff are responsible to raise 100% of their approved budget which may include the following:

  • Salaries for personal living expenses
  • Ministry Funds for communication, travel, meals for students, and retreats and conferences
  • Benefits to include health insurance, life insurance, retirement savings, workman’s compensation insurance
  • Administration to include essential accounting and legal services, donor receipting

Staff Training:
Prior to long-term appointment with a campus ministry, candidates are requested to complete at least two years of residential ministry training with a senior staff trainer and existing campus team. Our current training location is Boston University.

How to apply :

To apply for a position please submit a ministry resume and letter of inquiry to

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